This is a piece I have just had published on the Guardian website which puts Fineshade into the wider political context.
Why has the FC allowed Forest Holidays to submit a planning proposal with such inadequate data?
Where are those who opposed forestry privatisation when it was proposed by the front door, now it is happening by the back door?
How many more environmentally damaging developments are planned?
Please comment on the blog on the Guardian website (although, of course, you are welcome to comment here too) and spread the word.